Newspapers: Because this weekend is so local-oriented, we’ve provided a template of sorts into which you can insert local happenings.

Five ways to enjoy this long Labor Day weekend:

Parades


Make sure to hit up the parade this weekend. {Insert your town’s or a neighboring town’s parade details here}


Barbecue/picnic


It’s become Labor Day weekend tradition to hold a barbecue, and if you’re like us, you’ll be hosting your own as well as hitting up several others. Make sure you have plenty of food on hand, and if children are going to be attending, think about planning some games or crafts for them. Check out some ideas on this Labor Day activity Web site: http://theholidayspot.com/laborday/.


Swim


Since Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, why not fit in one last beach or pool trip before the weather really starts to chill? Head to {insert local beach or pool info here}


Day trip


If you’re looking to get away this weekend for a short trip, we suggest you hit up {insert information on nearby destinations: campgrounds, state parks, amusements parks, etc.}


Relax


And above all this weekend, make sure you take some time to simply relax. That’s what Labor Day is all about – celebrating America’s workers and giving them a break from their duties. So sit back with a good book and your favorite drink, and appreciate the holiday.


GateHouse News Service